NIH Response to System Problems: Deadline Extended for Electronic Applications Due on October 15, 2010 (RFA-GM-11-004)

Notice Number: NOT-OD-11-014

Key Dates
Release Date: October 15, 2010

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The submission deadline for RFA-GM-11-004 has been extended by two days from the original deadline of October 15, 2010. The new submission deadline for RFA-GM-11-004 is Tuesday, October 19, 2010. The deadline change is being made to accommodate applicants that were unable to submit to during a system failure that occurred on October 15, 2010.

The following resources continue to be available for assistance in the electronic submission of grant applications to NIH through

General Information:

eRA Service Desk

Phone: 301-402-7469
TTY: 301-451-5939
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time

Important Note: NIH is evaluating the impact of the system failure on grant programs with submission deadlines of Saturday, October 16, 2010. Keep in mind that when an NIH submission deadline falls on a weekend, it automatically shifts to the next business day (Monday, October 18). The NIH Guide, Electronic Submission Program e-mail lists and Electronic Submission Web site will be the primary vehicles used to communicate any additional deadline extensions.


Questions about this notice should be directed to:
Grants Information
Office of Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
Phone: 301-945-7573
TTY: 301-451-5936